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One person killed in second wrong-way fatal crash this weekend 

Mar 13, 2022, 10:03 AM | Updated: Apr 7, 2022, 4:55 pm

One person was killed in a wrong-way crash near near the intersection of 6800 South and Mountain Vi...

One person was killed in a wrong-way crash near near the intersection of 6800 South and Mountain View Corridor. (Unified Police Department)

(Unified Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY – One person died in a wrong-way crash Saturday night near 6800 South Mountain View Corridor. 

It was the second fatal wrong-way crash in Salt Lake City on Saturday.

Unified Police said a silver Kia was headed southbound in the northbound lanes when it hit a white Volkswagen head-on.

The crash happened around 11:15 pm.

The 29-year-old driver of the Kia, who was later identified as Michael Jordan, of West Valley City, died at the scene, according to Detective Kevin Mallory from the Unified Police Department.

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The Volkswagen driver was hurt but the injuries were not life-threatening. 

The crash closed Mountain View Corridor for several hours. 

It was the third fatality reported because of a wrong-way crash Saturday.

In the early morning, two people died in a head-on crash on I-15.

One car was traveling southbound on the northbound lanes near 900 South.

Both drivers died.

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One person killed in second wrong-way fatal crash this weekend